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Professor brings chemistry to lecture

Professor brings chemistry to lecture
Greg Beran, assistant professor of chemistry at UC Riverside, presents his research, "Molecular Crystal Polymorphism: Can We Predict How Molecules Pack Together in Solids?" in the Science Seminar class May 1. One example Beran used was chocolate bars. Cocoa butter has six polymorphs, the most desirable being Metastable Form V, which has a glossy appearance, is crisp and melts at 34 degrees... 

Food Court: Gluten free is the new transfat free

Alex Forbess Food Editor Lane Jackson, a sophomore biology major, had no idea what was happening when he felt intense stomach pain while on a family vacation in Hawaii when he was 10 years old. The 20-year-old said he was just enjoying the sights and food 10 years ago, when the pain struck out of nowhere and his parents had to rush him to the hospital. “I just felt miserable,” Jackson said. “It... 

Transformer explosion causes evacuations, power outages

A transformer at the Oaks residence hall parking lot behind Barkley Building blew up in two explosions Thursday afternoon causing power outages and evacuations across the east side of campus. Both the Barkley Building and the Barkley Annex were evacuated, Matthew Luna from the ULV Evacuation Team said. “We were right in the middle of class and then we heard something, and I looked out the window... 

Schuster brings focus on international justice

Schuster brings focus on international justice
Marina Schuster, a member of the German Parliament, spoke on “Human Rights and International Justice: A Common U.S.-European Agenda?” Wednesday in the Campus Center. Schuster is a leader in foreign policy and human rights. Her lecture was presented by the Benazir Bhutto and Ahmed Ispahani International Lectureship, and the International Studies Institute. / photo by Kelley Maggiulli Clo Hidalgo Staff... 

Historic train passes through La Verne

Historic train passes through La Verne
The Santa Fe 3751 roared past La Verne Sunday, traveling from Bakersfield to Los Angeles on a rail fan excursion. The 4-8-4 steam engine hauled its first passenger train in 1938, and thanks to the San Bernardino Railroad Historical Society, Santa Fe 3751 still carries passengers through Southern California on 80-inch drive wheels, and can be viewed south of Arrow Highway between San Dimas Canyon Road... 

Honors program names new director for fall

Alison Rodriguez Staff Writer The Honors program is in for change as associate professor of writing Sean Bernard will take the reigns as director next semester. Bernard, 36, has taught at ULV for eight years. He started teaching a language of art class with current director Jon Leaver his second year, and has been involved with the program ever since. He is now stepping up to the plate as director... 

Calhoun livens lecture with music

Calhoun livens lecture with music
Assistant Professor of Music James Calhoun is joined by sophomore music major Vicky Campos, junior music major Paolo Kespradit, and junior liberal studies major Melissa Molinaro to sing Richard Smallwood’s, “Total Praise.” Calhoun’s lecture, “The Roots and Evolution of Gospel Music” was noon on Monday in the President’s Dining Room. / photo by Nicole Ambrose Mariela Patron News Editor James... 

Community News: Claremont fights cancer with relay

<i>Community News</i>: Claremont fights cancer with relay
John Gilmore, Jezze Tu, Melodi Ramquist, Sandra Patlan and Tahil Sharma lead the YMCA lap at the Claremont-La Verne Relay for Life Saturday. Relay for Life is a community fundraising event to benefit the American Cancer Society. The relay lasted 24 hours, from 9 a.m. Saturday to 9 a.m. Sunday. The 30 relay teams raised more than More than $60,000. / photo by Katherine Careaga Veronica Sepulveda Metro... 

Neher to retire after 55 years

Neher to retire after 55 years
Robert Neher, professor of biology and chairman of the natural sciences division, is retiring after 55 years of service to the La Verne community. Neher is an avid collector of Native American artifacts. He recently acquired a kachina, a Native American character carving that can represent anything from an element, a location, a quality, a natural phenomenon or a concept. Neher loves collecting coins... 

New ASULV leaders outline agenda

New ASULV leaders outline agenda
Bethie Ross, junior biology major, and David Asbra, freshman political science major, have been elected president and vice president of Associated Students of University of La Verne for 2013-2014. Ross has been involved with ASULV since her freshman year and has served as a senator every year. She will succeed Ava Jahanvash. This year is Asbra’s first year being involved with ASULV. He served as... 
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